Day 1: New Zealand – – Perth
Board your flight bound for Perth. On arrival, be picked up at the airport where you will be transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours at leisure.
Please note: if you have purchased the Tour Only option, at the appropriate time make your own way to the hotel.
Day 2: Perth (D)
Today sees you head out to stunning Kings Park. Situated along Swan River and around 400 hectares in size, the gorgeous Botanic Garden located within is home to over 3,000 species of unique flora. Wander through the gardens and admire the beauty and diversity of plants that make this one of the world’s largest inner city parks.
Day 3: Perth – Wave Rock (B, D)
Head to the town of Boddington, home to Australia’s largest operating Gold Mine. Be in awe as you a see the grandeur of this incredible operation, before continuing on to Wave Rock. Formed over 3 million years ago, this spectacular 15 metre high and 110 metre long granite cliff is a magnificent display of nature at its best. Make sure to snap some photos of this sweeping beauty!
Day 4: Wave Rock – Kalgoorlie (B, D)
If you’ve ever wanted to see what’s it like to be a true-blue Aussie farmer, today’s the day! Head off on an exclusive farm tour at a local station, before passing through the town of Coolgardie on your way to Karlgoorlie. Learn about the history of the town and the famous Super Pit open-cut gold mine on an orientation tour.
Day 5: Kalgoorlie – Esperance (B, D)
Today sees you visit the stunning Cape Le Grand National Park. A spectacular melting pot of contrasting landscapes, you’ll bare witness to wild coastal scenery, rugged granite peaks and white sand beaches. Look out for the iconic local kangaroos that like to spend their days lazing around at Lucky Bay!
Day 6: Esperance – Albany (B, D)
Make your way through Ravensthorpe as you depart Esperance. Head to the stunning Bluff Knoll Lookout, where you’ll have the chance to admire the spectacular views of the Stirling Ranges National Park below. Arrive in Albany this evening.
Day 7: Albany (B)
Take in the pristine beaches of Albany as you set out to explore this seaside town. Discover its many heritage-listed buildings, before heading to the National Anzac Centre to learn about the town’s involvement in the rich Anzac history.
Day 8: Albany – Margaret River (B, D)
Set out to visit the Valley of the Giants Tree Top Walk this morning. Wander through the stunning canopy of Tingle forest, before continuing on to Cape Leeuwin. Spend time exploring the seaside town, perhaps even making your way up to admire the views from the town’s lighthouse. Next stop is Margaret River, known as one of Australia’s best wine-growing regions.
Day 9: Margaret River (B, L)
Head out with a local guide this morning to discover the impressive caves that are peppered throughout this gorgeous region. Visit a local winery where you’ll have the opportunity to indulge in the local produce with a freshly prepared lunch. Make sure to taste some of the delicious wine and chocolate on offer!
Day 10: Margaret River – Fremantle (B, D)
On arrival in Fremantle, you’ll have the opportunity to spend the rest of the day at leisure. Check out the local Fremantle Markets or take a stroll along the local foreshore, before enjoying dinner back at your hotel tonight.
Day 11: Fremantle (B)
Today you’ll visit the eerie Fremantle Prison. Once in operation during the historic convict-era, the prison was closed in 1991, and has been conserved ever since. Spend the rest of the day as you please, perhaps taking a boat trip to gorgeous Rottnest Island, or taking a ride on the iconic Fremantle Tram.
Day 12: Fremantle – Geraldton (B)
Enjoy an Aboriginal cultural experience in Yanchep National Park this morning, as you continue on towards Geraldton. Admire spectacular limestone formations as you pass through the seaside town of Lancelin, before arriving in Geraldton where you’ll head to the HMAS Sydney memorial.
Day 13: Geraldton – Monkey Mia (B, D)
Prepare for a day of sun, sea and sand as you explore the pristine white-sandy beaches of Shell Beach and Monkey Mia.
Day 14: Monkey Mia (B)
Try your luck at spotting Dolphins swimming off the shore of Monkey Mia this morning. Today is yours to do as you please. Head to the beach to relax or splurge on an incredible scenic flight over the iconic Shark Bay.
Day 15: Monkey Mia – Kalbarri (B, D)
Stop by Hamelin Pool before venturing on to Kalbarri National Park. Be in awe as you admire the grandeur of the Murchison River Gorge, a sweeping display of natural rugged landscapes that mould their way around the beautiful Murchison River.
Day 16: Kalbarri – Perth (B, D)
Today sees you journey back to Perth for what will be your final day on this incredible tour. Tonight enjoy a final farewell dinner with your group.
Day 17: Perth – – New Zealand (B)
Indulge in one last breakfast, before being transferred to the airport where you’ll catch your flight back home to New Zealand.
For those purchasing the Tour Only option, at the appropriate time please make your own way from the hotel to your next travel arrangements.